Submitted by Tom, the model

“Growing up on a farm, I was scared to be proud of what was causing me so many problems. When I went to university, I started to dress up in bright colours, and wear make up, just to highlight my best features. This photo sums up this time in my life, which was scary, but allowed me to emerge.”

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Posted by on May 6th, 2012 at 10:00 am

Category: faces 3 comments »

3 Responses to “Proud”

  1. radical/rebel

    I like this a lot. Thanks for your story and photo!

    keep living queerly!

    radical dreams, radical lives,


  2. Anonymous

    You’re a beautiful person. I likewise grew up on a farm-type place…and was afraid of being fully who I am. Keep on striding forward…


  3. dylan



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